PRE-ORDER* Hobonichi 2023 A5 Cousin Set [Leather: Taut Celeste Blue]

£250.00

The A5 Cousin Set includes the Hobonichi A5 Cousin Book in English* and a cover. This cover fits an A5 size Hobonichi Techo book. The compact Taut cover is made of real leather and fits snugly over the Techo Book. It features a pen loop that holds a pen by its clip. We love the celeste blue colour which is reminiscent of a clear summer blue sky. 

What is the Cousin Book?

The A5 size Cousin with daily pages is the largest techo book in our lineup. We recommend it to anyone who wants to write and use stickers. The weekly calendar that is unique to the Cousin book allows you to manage your week’s schedule on a two-page spread and is popular among users.

*Changes to the Cousin Book for 2023: NEW English Version

New English Version
Over the years, Hobonichi Techo users have requested an English version of the Cousin book. We are excited to announce the English Edition Cousin joining the 2023 lineup. The inside of this techo book with daily pages takes on the design of the Japanese Cousin book, such as using different colours for each month and the size of the grid. The English edition also features the weekly diary that is useful to manage your weeks’ schedule on a two-page spread.


The yearly and monthly calendars, daily quotes, and the bonus pages at the back of the book are all written in English. Because it is anticipated that this techo will be used by many people around the world, these books do not contain labels for holidays.

Words to Remember
On this page you will be able to write down phrases and words you encountered throughout the year that you don’t want to forget or that you wish to refer to, over and over again. Use the coloured area to write down dates or for citations. *This page is  exclusive to the English Edition Cousin Book.

365 Days Check-Off Sheet
This page has a bubble you can fill in for each day of the year. Use it to track studying, working out at home, or anything else you’d like to do every day. Let this check-off sheet help you stay motivated and achieve your goals!

Specifics of the A5 Cover

  1. Butterfly-stopper
    This is the name for the pen holders that are on either side of the cover. By closing the techo cover and putting a pen through both pen holders, it acts as a hinge and holds the cover shut, preventing the pages from crumpling.

  2. Various pockets
    The Hobonichi Techo cover comes with lots of pockets both on the inside and outside. There are various shapes and sizes, from those in which you can store small cards to those that can fit larger postcards.

  3. Two bookmarks
    The covers come with two bookmarks with triangular and rectangular charms on the ends (the shape of the charms may differ depending on the cover). It’s useful to use each bookmark to mark different pages, for example using one for the monthly calendar and one for the daily pages.

Good to know

  • Included in this set is an A5 cover and an English Cousin Book
  • Leather cover with concealed pen loop
  • A5 Cousin is a daily layout
  • Cover Size(WHD): 33.5 × 22.8 × 3cm

The A5 Cousin Set includes the Hobonichi A5 Cousin Book in English* and a cover. This cover fits an A5 size Hobonichi Techo book. The compact Taut cover is made of real leather and fits snugly over the Techo Book. It features a pen loop that holds a pen by its clip. We love the celeste blue colour which is reminiscent of a clear summer blue sky. 

What is the Cousin Book?

The A5 size Cousin with daily pages is the largest techo book in our lineup. We recommend it to anyone who wants to write and use stickers. The weekly calendar that is unique to the Cousin book allows you to manage your week’s schedule on a two-page spread and is popular among users.

*Changes to the Cousin Book for 2023: NEW English Version

New English Version
Over the years, Hobonichi Techo users have requested an English version of the Cousin book. We are excited to announce the English Edition Cousin joining the 2023 lineup. The inside of this techo book with daily pages takes on the design of the Japanese Cousin book, such as using different colours for each month and the size of the grid. The English edition also features the weekly diary that is useful to manage your weeks’ schedule on a two-page spread.


The yearly and monthly calendars, daily quotes, and the bonus pages at the back of the book are all written in English. Because it is anticipated that this techo will be used by many people around the world, these books do not contain labels for holidays.

Words to Remember
On this page you will be able to write down phrases and words you encountered throughout the year that you don’t want to forget or that you wish to refer to, over and over again. Use the coloured area to write down dates or for citations. *This page is  exclusive to the English Edition Cousin Book.

365 Days Check-Off Sheet
This page has a bubble you can fill in for each day of the year. Use it to track studying, working out at home, or anything else you’d like to do every day. Let this check-off sheet help you stay motivated and achieve your goals!

Specifics of the A5 Cover

  1. Butterfly-stopper
    This is the name for the pen holders that are on either side of the cover. By closing the techo cover and putting a pen through both pen holders, it acts as a hinge and holds the cover shut, preventing the pages from crumpling.

  2. Various pockets
    The Hobonichi Techo cover comes with lots of pockets both on the inside and outside. There are various shapes and sizes, from those in which you can store small cards to those that can fit larger postcards.

  3. Two bookmarks
    The covers come with two bookmarks with triangular and rectangular charms on the ends (the shape of the charms may differ depending on the cover). It’s useful to use each bookmark to mark different pages, for example using one for the monthly calendar and one for the daily pages.

Good to know

  • Included in this set is an A5 cover and an English Cousin Book
  • Leather cover with concealed pen loop
  • A5 Cousin is a daily layout
  • Cover Size(WHD): 33.5 × 22.8 × 3cm
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